[env-trinity] Water Service Contract Negotiations Reopened

Byron bwl3 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 11 11:24:57 PST 2006


Mid-Pacific Region

Sacramento, CA




Media Contact: Jeffrey McCracken  916-978-5100

                        jmccracken at mp.usbr.gov

For Release On:  January 11, 2006  


Negotiations Re-Opened for Several Central Valley Project San Luis Unit
Long-Term Water Service Contracts The Bureau of Reclamation announces the
re-opening of negotiations with several Central Valley Project (CVP) San
Luis Unit Contractors to renew agriculture and municipal and industrial
water service contracts for a period of 25 years.  Reclamation is re-opening
the contract negotiations to address public comments received during the
60-day public comment period for San Luis Division long-term water service
contracts.  Contractors include the Pacheco, Panoche, San Luis, and
Westlands Water Districts, and Westlands Water District Distribution
District No. 2.  The proposed long-term water service contracts are for the
delivery of up to 1,383,358 acre-feet of CVP water per year via the San Luis

The negotiation session will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2006, from
1:30- 4:30 p.m. at the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority Board Room,
842 Sixth Street, Los Banos, California.


The draft contracts may be viewed online at


The public is welcome to observe the negotiations.  For additional
information, please contact Ms. Sheryl Carter at 559-487-5299, TDD
559-487-5933, or by e-mail at scarter at mp.usbr.gov, or Mr. Richard Stevenson
at 916-978-5250, TDD 916-978-5608, or email at rstevenson at mp.usbr.gov.  

If you encounter problems accessing documents online, please contact Ms.
Lynnette Wirth at

916-978-5102 or e-mail lwirth at mp.usbr.gov.


Byron Leydecker

Chair, Friends of Trinity River

Advisor, California Trout, Inc

PO Box 2327

Mill Valley, CA 94942-2327

415 383 4810 ph

415 383 9562 fx

bwl3 at comcast.net

bleydecker at stanfordalumni.org





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